01Our Approach


Who We Are

At Fitch Ratings we believe in creating value beyond data and information. At the heart of what makes us different is our people. We’re powered by human insight and a collaborative culture that drives us forward - providing our clients and partners with the industry-leading insight that has an impact on economies, businesses and livelihoods all over the world.

Context, perspective and insights

What We Do

Global interconnectedness and speed of change means our experts are constantly called upon to provide insight and commentary. We have over 2000 employees drawing, on over 100 years of experience on over 20,000 entities around the world. It is our ability to see things from every angle and simplify the complex that gives us the edge in a highly competitive market.

Powered by Human Insight


Here, you’ll have a voice both at Fitch and an impact in the global markets we serve. A career at Fitch means that you’ll have a clear understanding of what’s expected of you in your role and for future growth. Join us in a collaborative environment that empowers you to surpass your own expectations.

02What Makes Us Different

Our People

Our People

At Fitch Ratings, the combined power of diverse perspectives is what differentiates us. It is the strength of our business. It comes from our people around the world in a shared pursuit: to equal something greater than they could ever accomplish alone. Every person at Fitch is essential to our business and every voice is critical for our success. Develop in a culture that expects your opinion and trusts your decisions.

Our Products

Our Products

For over 100 years, Fitch Ratings has been building and creating value for the global markets around the world. Our rigorous analysis and deep expertise have resulted in a variety of market leading tools, methodologies, indices, research and analytical products, which have helped investors manage risk and fund over a century of growth.

Our Insight

Our Insight

At Fitch, we have always been willing to challenge conventional thinking. Here, we go beyond ratings. We offer tailored information shaped by our people’s strong local experience and credit market expertise. The additional insight we provide around a rating exemplifies our commitment to transparent intelligence for issuers and investors.



Our Offices

Our dynamic office footprint in over 30 countries allows us to have global coverage of the capital markets as well as an on-the-ground presence in every region.

Media Center

Media Relations

Find our latest press releases on our most timely research and commentary, schedule interviews with our expert analysts, and see our latest honors and award wins.


Ian Linnell

Leadership, President, Fitch Ratings

Kevin Duignan

Leadership, Global Analytical Head

Mark Oline

Leadership, Global Group Head, BRM Global Management

Karen Skinner

Leadership, Chief Operating Officer

Richard Hunter

Leadership, Chief Credit Officer

Heather Merrigan

Leadership, Chief Compliance Officer

Bart Oosterveld

Leadership, Chief Criteria Officer, Fitch Ratings

Nearly 21,000 rated entities and transactions.

36 global offices. 1550+ analysts.

05Company History


Fitch Ratings has received numerous awards across sectors from global and regional organizations alike. We take pride in this recognition and view these awards as a reflection of our commitment to supporting capital market participants through ratings and research.